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Marguerite Duras: The War - La douleur (1985) Literature and War Readalong April 2017

Marguerite Duras’ affecting book The War – La douleur  is a collection of texts based on her war diaries. Before beginning my review, I have to mention that I’ve read the French edition and don’t know how close to the English it is. 959 more words


ON THIS DAY: April 4, 2017

April 4th is

Chicken Cordon Bleu Day

Vitamin C Day

World Rat Day

International Day for Mine
Awareness & Action

National Sexual Assault Awareness & Action Day… 1,042 more words


Hiroshima mon amour. Personal vs Impersonal.

 That is hat a huge pain in chest, that stays with you after the final captions. My personal marker of being touched. After my emotions cooled down I started thinking of the movie in the measures of three act structure, scenes dynamics and blah blah blah… basic rules told in every film school. 788 more words


Book review: Moderato Cantabile

Moderato Cantabile

Last time I had read Marguerite Duras was for literary studies, some decades ago… 556 more words

Marguerite Duras

My thoughts wear me out. —  Marguerite Duras, Destroy, She Said. (Grove Press; 1st edition January 18, 1994) Originally published 1969.


Marguerite Duras

I meet you. I remember you. Who are you? You’re destroying me. You’re good for me. How could I know this city was tailor-made for love? 101 more words